Definition of Fagus grandifolia
1. Noun. North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts.
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagus Grandifolia
Literary usage of Fagus grandifolia
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1. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"(fagus grandifolia) In all North America there is but one species of beech. It is a noble forest tree, 70 to So, and occasionally 120 feet high; ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"Frequency indices for secondary species only Acer saccharum seedlings 92 Clintonia borealis 7 fagus grandifolia seedlings 74 Streptopus longipes 5 ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1916)
"... (Marsh) Sudworth, and fagus grandifolia Ehrhart), is widespread in Pleistocene deposits. It is found in the Port Kennedy bone cave in Pennsylvania; ..."